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Sigma SD1 Merrill Digital Camera

15 Megapixels15 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringWeatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Accepts Compact Flash Type I memory.Accepts Compact Flash Type I memory.

Model Specifications

BrandSigma ModelSD1 Merrill
Sensor 15 Megapixels CMOS *Foveon X3 CMOS features full-color using 3-layers of 15 million photosites each. Uses a sealed dust-protector instead of dust-reduction. Sensor Size 24 x 16mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationNo Dust-ReductionNo
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 6400 Shutter-Speed 1/8000 - 30s
Lens MountSigma S MountCrop Factor1.5X
Filter DiameterN /A Focus System 11-point Phase-Detect
Viewfinder Type Reflex OVF Viewfinder Size 0.95X - 98% Coverage
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 3" LCD 460K Pixels
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene ModesNone
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot, Center Area Bracketing 3 Shots ±5/3 EV
Exposure Compensation -3..+4 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s
Command Dials 2 DOF Preview No
Protection Weatherproof Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor No
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash Yes (GN 11) Flash Sync
Video Capture Sound Input
Video Format WiFi No
Memory Compact Flash Type 1 GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life
Introduced 2011-05-20 Construction Standard
Size 146 x 114 x 80mm (W x H x D) Weight 700g

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Sigma SD1 Merrill Facts

SLR digital camera
15 Megapixels DSLRISO 100-6400
Sigma S Mount
1.5X FLM

Sensor-Size: 24 x 16mm

APS-C Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/8000-30s
98% Coverage
Large Viewfinder
Full manual controls, including Manual Focus
WeatherproofCustom white-balance
3" LCD 460K PixelsSpot-Metering
Hot-Shoe
Lithium-Ion
Compact Flash Type 1
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